Corona pulls the head again. The number of covid patients has been increasing in recent days. The state government will be attentive to the next fortnight. Citizens must be disciplined if they do not want restrictions. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray called for wearing masks, getting vaccinated, washing hands and keeping distance. The Chief Minister held talks with members of the Covid Task Force Committee this (Thursday) night. He gave these instructions at that time.
The meeting was held in the committee room at the Varsha residence and was attended by Chief Secretary Manukumar Srivastava, Senior Adviser to the Chief Minister Sitaram Kunte, Additional Chief Secretary of the Department of Public Health Dr. Pradeep Vyas and Chief Secretary to Chief Minister Ashish Kumar Singh. .
At first, Dr. Pradeep Vyas gave detailed information about the Kovid virus infection in the state. On April 16, 2022, the state had the lowest number of 626 active patients. Today, in a month and a half, it has multiplied by seven and the number has risen to 4,500, said Dr. Pradeep Vyas, adding that in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and the metropolitan areas, 97 percent of the total number of patients in the state are patients. Mumbai’s positivity rate is 6 percent and the state’s has also risen to 3 percent.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said: “The number of Kovid patients has increased in recent days. Kovid is expected to grow even larger, according to medical experts. Therefore, the government will be monitoring the situation during the next fortnight. To prevent the spread of Kovid, citizens need to focus on Kovid-friendly practices.”
Keep field hospitals well equipped –
Also, “See if the field hospitals built during the Kovid period are in good condition. They must be subject to structural audit. Does this place have medical personnel, necessary infrastructure? The health department has been instructed to investigate the matter.” At the same time, “the number of covid tests has decreased. Efforts should be made to increase this ratio. Is there a new variant of the covid virus? If so, what is its potential for infection? Keep an eye on him, she suggested. Schools will start soon. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also said that decisions made globally regarding schools, the status of children there must be known.
At this time, the Covid Task Force Chair, Dr. Sanjay Roble, Dr. Ajit Desai, Dr. Bajan, Dr. Shashank Joshi, Dr. Rahul Pandit, Dr. Vasant Nagvekar, Dr. Tatyarao Lahane expressed their views through the television system.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s appeal to citizens –
In case of fever, cold, sore throat, get tested immediately. Wear masks in crowded places. Increase immunization between the ages of 12 to 18 years. The elderly and caring citizens should be vaccinated. Booster vaccine. Stocks must be maintained, due to the upcoming rains, waterborne diseases are also in the lead, as its symptoms are similar to corona, doctors must also ask these patients to be tested on time.